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backhander

noun, British

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  1. something given or promised in order to improperly influence a person's conduct or decision <the customs official let us know that he might be prepared to look the other way if an appropriate backhander was slipped into his palm> Synonyms bribe [British], boodle, cumshaw, fix, sopRelated Words baksheesh, kickback, payoff; slush fund; incentive, incitement, instigation, motivation, provocation, spur, stimulation, stimulus; boost, encouragement, goad, inducement; allurement, bait, enticement, lure, seduction, temptation, turn-on; flattery, persuasion; decoy, snare, trap


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